We all recognise that Christmas and New Year are times of great celebration providing people with an opportunity to come together, exchange gifts, share memories and show friends and family how important they are to us.
However, it is almost impossible to get through Christmas without experiencing some level of stress.
For many it can be a time that brings financial pressure, stress, loneliness and can remind us of sad times in our lives.
There are practical steps which we can take all year round to look after your own and others' mental health. Here are just a few:
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